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're really going out of their way to, like, scare us and to intimidate us. it's like, what did we do? really, i wasn't violent. i would totally not support any kind of violent protest. >> reporter: police closed the plaza. many businesses, though, were open but suffering with empty tables. >> nobody can come in and have lunch with us. >> reporter: right now back out here live there are a lot of cars going through. as you can hear right here are honking in support of the protesters. this does not look like it will be wrapping up any time soon. we did want to let you know that the sheriff's department tells us those people who have been arrested have been cited and released. they're not being held. so far, scenes here pretty peaceful and a lot of people are hoping it stays that way. >> and our live coverage continues with a look from high above thanks to news chopper 2. this is a look at a very large crowd, gathered at snow park in oakland. it's on the north side of lake myriad. again, this group is back at snow park. snow park was the site of a smaller secondary protest in addition to what wa
of occupy oakland say they were not part of this march. >> they tried to scare us away, push us out of the park. we are not going away. >> before the march, oakland resident kareem mcknight fired up the crowd. she joined protesters tuesday night and broke and dislocated her shoulder. >> oakland was, i twhib it was ground zero for how they were going to deal with this movement. were they going to be able to sweep us away? were they going to be able to arrest us? oakland says no. >> literally in the last 30 seconds or so i've been texting with my photographer, he tells me they were most recently at 18th street, and opd are on the scene. the protest is apparently still happening. we're live in oakland. >> and coming up in just about 12 minutes, we'll hear more from the occupy oakland protesters about what they want and the status of a plan for wednesday. >> we have new information about that iraq war veteran seriously injured this week in the police crackdown of the occupy protest. 24-year-old scott olsen has been recovering at highland hospital in oakland. police say he suffered a hea
students are using their cell phones for a grade. >>> even though it feels like summer, time has come to arm yourself for the flu season. we will show you how, update news starts now. >>> the school of journalism and mass communications at san jose university, what's happening with a fresh per perspective on today's issues. you are watching update new. >> >> hello and welcome. >> thank you for joining us. >> imagine the population of 1 million people sharing one library. this could become a reality in san jose, even though five unis this week offered pension reduction frs current and future employees. why the budget deficit may force all public libraries to close their doors. >> reporter: behind me is a dr. king library which serves both the city and san jose state. but soon it may be the only library standing for public to the service because of testify budget short fall: itit could be as much as $115 million. >> we might be able to only keep open the main library which we operate jointly with san jose state. offering community services is neces
square. 17 people injured. a firefighter told us one of the trains ran a red signal and hit nose to nose with the coast star light train that was stopped at the station platform. >> we look for causes wherever there are accidents like that it is easy to blame the engineer or conductor or whoever is involved but the bottom line is there is more to the story than most folks might think. >> reporter: there were 150 passengers on the two trains. most of injuries were bumps and bruises and the serious is a broken arm. >>> a lockdown after a mountain lion was spotted near campus and one in a parking lot a my away. now, one person even got a picture of it. >> reporter: there were a few tension moments as fish and game wardens converged on this wooded area behind the parking lot here. a man reported seeing a mountain lion after 1:00 in a field next to the buffalo wild wings restaurant on monte vista avenue. they did not find evidence of a mountain lion in the area and say they don't know if the sighting was of the same mountain lion reportedly seen near an elementary school a mile away. >> our
. we are live at the dispense or and he says the u.s. -- dispenseory and he says the u.s. department says they near violation of the law. >> reporter: they are saying this medical marijuana dispensory is too close to that ballpark across the parking lot. >> it is nice organic marijuana. >> reporter: the medical dispensory has been running 14 years. her land lord received this letter a week ago saying he had to kick out the dispensory or else. >> he is evicting us or facing 40 years seizure of his property and all assets. >> reporter: there are appellants are illegal drug activity within 1,000 feet of school or a playground. >> it is not a playground it is a park. i have a contract with the town, a use permit. >> reporter: the federal government does not recognize california's medical marijuana law. she is one of 16dispen -- one of 16 dispensory fighting this. >> reporter: the national organization for the reform of marijuana laws says this is just the latest in a round of attacks on medical marijuana from the federal government. >> the barack obama administration is afraid that
was seriously hurt. tonight doctors tell us that scott olsen is improving. jana katsuyama brought us his story last night. tonight she's learned about an emotional reunion he had with his parents. >> reporter: it was today when his parents flew into oakland and got to see their son for the first time. the doctor at highland hospital tells me that scott olson is conscious. he's in the icu and let me tell you that comes as a huge relief to all the people that have come out here to to light candles for him. today in a vigil, more than 1,000 people sat quietly with candles and posters with his photo. >> it's unfortunate to get this many people out here like this to support him. i'm glad they're out here for him. >> reporter: tonight was a moment of peace after tuesday's night of chaos after the 22- year-old suffered a fractured skull. the chief of surgery said he's come out of an induced coma. although olson does not remember tuesday night. >> when he came in, he was unconscious. now he's processing everything. >> reporter: and he recognized his parents. signs of a community hoping for his full
. it included the assassination of the ambassador to the united states and the is raleigh embassies. u.s. attorney general eric holder said the plan was directed by the iran government. senior administration officials said the u.s. would hold iran accountable but the response would not include the possibility of military action. >> it reads like the pages of a hollywood script and many lives would have been lost. >> reporter: two men have been charged in federal court in connection with the plot. one is under arrest. he's a natural u.s. citizen. they are calling it a fabrication and we talked with an expert here in the bay area and he says he has no doubt iran supported the plot. the senior fellow, he says factions in iran are always guided by the government. he wonders why u.s. officials did not immediately announce a more vigorous response to iran. >> it's as if we're announcing a tennis score of a match instead of saying this is what we're going to do: are we going to the united nations? >> they said america may need to step up response because iran is in his words the most saxe
died, far away for us. >> reporter: he was walking home from a party last year with his fiance. two robbers attacked them. killing him. it was his #3e8 birthday 28th birthday. >> it's -- 38th birthday. >> it's hard to believe we will not see him again. >> it has received a lot of attention and the government has requested me to look after this case and support family. >> reporter: the family came hoping people here in the bay area will help them. >> very terrible for us. horrible. i'm not angry . i want justice. >> reporter: police say that the suspects are the descriptions are vague but strongly believe that somebody out there knows something about this homicide. there is a $20,000 reward. you can remain anonymous and help give this family some measure of peace. jana katsuyama, channel 2 news. >> the bay area preparing for a wet week as early rainstorms are expected to intensify throughout the week. public work crews were out today clearing debris from gutters to clear the way for the runoff. the highway patrol is urging motorists to drive carefully. the chp says the number of acc
but other workers will have their hours reduced. >> trying to take everything away from us. they want good patient satisfaction for us but want layoffs. >> i talked by phone and they asked for proof that the drop off is more than a seasonal drop that happens every summer and they have yet to receive the proof. a mother of a patient expretsed concern. >> reporter: as a parent i would be concerned about layoffs. we need all of the nurses that we can get. >> they came out through my urinary tract and painful. >> reporter: he had painful kidney stones and heed the care was excellent. he understands the challenges of this economy. >> hospital is like any other business. you have to look at the overhead, cost relative to what it has to do. >> they need more nurses, not less. just in time for flu season. back to you. >>> wall street ended the 3 -- 3rd quarter says they earned less but spent more. it rose .2%. incomes fell 1/10th of a%. the poorest showing in two years. the data shows that people are tapping into their savings to pay for everyday expenses. >>> on wall street, the dow dropped 24
, drugs or violence and protesters use the porta potty provided near city hall. jade hernandez. >>> san francisco demonstrators are still out tonight at the occupy encampment in justin herman plaza. the encampment can stay for now. there hasn't been much of a police presence this weekend. mayor ed lee says the city is working with protest leaders to try to keep the site clean and safe. something the protesters are agreeing to do. >> they're going to come up with a resolution to make this camp workable. i don't know how long it's going to last. >> reporter: the group has several peaceful events planned for this week including a march and rally thursday in conjunction with the global protest of the g20 summit. >>> buddhist monks were among a diverse group that joined the protest in san jose. the group is on a walk to stop nuclear war but lended its sport to the protesters. meanwhile shean oconnelly is still perched atop city hall. >>> the website claims to be mayor quan's official site however her office says it is not. one posting on the website is a fictitious letter proportedly from qu
us live now from city hall where she talked to people about the motivation for the march. >> reporter: ken, right now the general assembly meeting is going on. this is a meeting that happens every night but today was actually the first time that they held a major march. this was the sound today of more than 100 protesters occupying the streets of oakland. the group left the occupy oakland camp and marched through downtown. >> america is broken. it is seriously broken and it needs to be fixed. >> reporter: the crowd a cross section of people with people mixing in but all equally enpassioned. >> the government is not helping anybody else. they're foreclosing on people. the people are losing their homes. >> reporter: many vets can't find work. >> we need jobs, right now they're basically struggling to survive. and it's not right. >> reporter: the marchers made just one stop outside the county jail. >> i want our government to spend more money on social programs that help our communities. i want them to better our schools and give our libraries back to us. >> reporter: police blocked inte
summer. i didn't think it was going to rain much at all. >> reporter: a lot of people used pinehurst road to get from oakland over the hill. police tell me they expect the tree will be cleared out and then the road can open back up. >>> chief meteorologist bill martin will be here in 20 minutes with details. you can get live updates any time on ktvu.com. >>> the occupy wall street movement has spread to downtown oakland. the rain did not prevent demonstrators from gathering. participants say they wanted to show similarity and speak out against the disparity of everyday people making end meet. >> we're not lazy or stupid or anything. we're trying to get jobs and we can't get jobs. >> occupy wall street protest now under way in cities across california, including berkeley. >>> in san jose the occupy protesters are a determined group. people are all walks of life joined the protest. he was there to support college friends with degrees who you were unable to find work. another man taking part, saying the occupy site is getting at least hundreds e-mails day. >>> around the nation the anti
't really talking to us about what they were talking and then eventually told us they weren't going to tell us. >> why isn't anybody talking to police? >> first of all we're in the business of saving lives. it's not our business to arrest people. >> reporter: he says it would compromise their mission on the streets. but not everyone likes that logic. >> if they're not going to participate with the police officers, how is the community going to do it? that's the wrong message. >> reporter: we asked several times to ask to the director of this program and he simply said he was not available. i spoke to the city manager and says there are no official plans to penalize the program or disband it. eric rasmussen. >>> new information tonight about the police response to a bold theft at an oakland pawnshop. we showed you the surveillance video last night of a man stealing a $2,000 gold chain. the manager told us police didn't respond to his repeated calls until ktvu aired the video. this morning the manager said police did come by and pick up a copy of the video. investigators say our stories led t
." >> thank you for joining us. >> thomas edison, the man silicon valley lost this week is being compared to these inventors. steve jobs died wednesday, the cofounder and chairman of apple computer lost his battle with pancreatic cancer at the age of 56. update's courtney has his first boss. >> the designer of the classic video game pong talked with the engineering students and professors wednesday afternoon when news broke that steve jobs died. >> the world is a sadder place, a lesser place, one of the great invatters of the 20th century clearly passed away. >> the computedder scientist gave jobs his first take of technology in the 1980s by hiring him at atari. he will never forget the first encounter. >> he was an 18-year-old hippie kid and he wanted a job. i said where you did go to school. >> reid. >> is that an engineering school. >> no, it is a literary school and he dropped out. but then he started this enthuse i enthusiasm for technology. he was 18 so he had to be cheap. so i hired him. >> after six months, he told him he was going to take a journey to india to find. >> he comes
of activity going on here. the mayor told us she wants to speak to campers out here but if it happens it will come after they already heard from film maker michael moore. oakland mayor's leadership was questioned by filmmaker, michael moore. more joined occupy oakland today. >> and we will not tolerate our fellow citizens being treat thad way by the people that we fund with our tax dollars. >> reporter: just 30 minutes earlier inside of city hall the mayor was admittingy regrets about tuesday night's police action in the plaza. >> i apologize because people were hurt. >> reporter: she would not, however, say why the cities allowed the tents to go back up and how long they will stay. she emphasized the need to speak with campers. an attempt that she tried last night. >> nobody, nobody wanted anybody to be hurt. this is a progressive city. we have been doing our best to support the overall movement. >> reporter: this veteran, scott olson, was hit by a police canister on tuesday night and remains in the hospital. howard jordan, who joined the mayor this afternoon, was not able to spea
up their camp again. police have used tear gas to disperse the large crowd here at least twice tonight. you're looking at video right now shot less than an hour ago from the same intersection. you can see protesters running as police release tear gas to disperse the group. police say they announced several times to leave before they started throwing the tear gas. >> reporter: i am running to the truck right now because they have just put another round of tear gas out here. they are coming along with tear gas right now. i am right by the truck. and i'm trying to run away but the truck, you know what i'm going to send it back to you because the gas is coming down here. everybody is running down the block. let me send it back to you. >> jana i know. when you're covering in situations like that it gets hard to breathe and uncomfortable. let's go back to her earlier report. >> reporter: one moment they were shouting at police. then explosions echoed down the street. protesters ran covering their mouths trying to get away from the stinging, burning, choking clouds that billowed and
. the man's grieving father told us his son saved lives. >> reporter: this is the veteran's memorial at milpitas city hall. now the name of steven j. dunning will be added the first from milpitas to die from afghanistan. >> i'm glad i got to see him while he was here. >> reporter: friends are coming to the home of steven dunning tonight to pay their respects. the 31-year-old died yesterday on combat operations in afghanistan. >> he was interrogating an iud device, something went wrong. we don't know anything after that. >> reporter: on his second tour of duty in afghanistan, he worked in explosive ordnance disposal best depicted in the movie the war locker. >> it was important to him because he knew the iuds would kill a lot of marines, so by him taking them apart he was saving lives. >> reporter: he was the oldest of three children and besides his parents, leaves a sister joy and a brother david. his father says he loved playing video game, solving problems and fixing things. talents that served him well defusing explosives. his father showed me a sign he kept posted on his room, to
lee is in richmond and tells us what police were doing at the spot where the crash took place. >> reporter: here at the intersection where the fatal accident occurred there are now these fliers asking for the people's help. for three hours richmond police passed out fliers offering a reward to find the person who struck and hit a man on his wheelchair. a lexus hit cox from behind. cox landed on the hood before being thrown off as he made a left turn. >> we found the lexus emblem. they processed it. >> it's going to be very lonely without him. >> reporter: this man tells us cox and him have been friends since childhood. sharing a common bond. >> he would call me every night. >> reporter: cox' sister told us about his love for the raiders, his family and friends. >> they owe it to the family so we can get peace. they've done damage and they need to make up for it. >> i call that a very coward person to do that. >> reporter: police describe the driver as latino in his 40s with some facial hair. they say it now appears to be an accident but may be facing charges because he failed
in oakland when police repeatedly used tear gas to disperse a group of about a thousand people. protesters and police squared off. they arrested 97 people. at about 5:00 p.m., oakland mayor made her first comments about last night's violent confrontation. the question tonight will be the final balance between what the mayor called the best and the worst of oakland. one of the occupy protesters is hospitalized tonight in critical condition after one of the non-lethal connisters thrown by police exploded in his face. we're live at high land hospital with our own video that appears to show the officer throwing the object at the crowd directly around the man. >> reporter: i talked to one of his roommates. he says tonight scott is in critical condition, but he is stable. i want to show you a picture that he just shared with us of scott. this is scott olsen, the marine who was injured. we do have that video that shows the moment last night when he was hurt. it was chaotic. and scott olsen who's seen two tours of war in iraq found himself on the ground at home at the occupy oakland protest. peopl
entertainment has been using temporary workers here to set up for the event because of the labor dispute. >> reporter: san francisco police were call inside but no one was cited. then, late in the day the stage hands union got word of a settlement. >> this picket line is over. thank you, all. solidarity forever. >> reporter: the union president says the mayor's office got both sides talks again. >> when it comes to this action it is a matter of huge communication break down. that is not good. we should have all worked together. >> reporter: the promoters are pleased and happy concertgoers will not walk by picket hines this weekend. >> it is a very uncommon situation. we are glad to have it behind us and look forward to the beautiful weekend ahead. >> promoters are predicting 15,000 people a day will make their way to treasure island to hear music from a number of indy rock bands including "death cab for cutie." vendors say they watched this event grow every year. >> we are looking forward to this the most. mostly the weather. last year it rained on sunday and that was not fun. >> repo
oakland police officers were involved many the beating and following coverup, they want the u.s. attorney's office to pursue charges of perjury and obstruction of justice. >> he was 36 years old when he died, oakland officials approved a 1 $1.7 million settlement. >> we believe that this matter should be sent to the u.s. attorney's office. this case is the worst. it's wrong on every respect. >> it happened at the intersection of 73rd and holly street. police arrested him here, they said he was beat up by gang members, he said he was beat up by police. he died a month after the arrest in this house. he told his family and a physician that police beat him and kicked him while he was on the ground. the cause of death pneumonia due to rib fractures. >> officers knew, investigators knew from the very beginning that jerry was beat up by the police. >> every single one of the people who were there that night are still in law enforcement. almost all of them are still with the oakland police department. >> ed has been promoted to a captain here at the oakland police department. meanwhile, the fam
. they told us so far the protest hasn't caused vendors to lose their spaces. for continuing coverage of the protest including other actions around the bay area. click on the tab at the top of our homepage at ktvu.com. >>> now to our economy watch and tonight apple shares are taking a hit in after hours trading following an earnings announcement that fell short of expectations. they posted earnings of more than 6 and a half billion dollars. that's up 50% from a bit ago but short of what analysts expected. apple sold 17 million iphone over the quarter which ended in september and does not include sales of the new 4 s. shares are down more than 6%. >>> yahoo announced lackluster earnings with revenue falling 5%. shares of the company closed down 1 and a half% but are up slightly in after hours trading. >> the irs is investigating offshore deals that helped goggle avoid paying income taxes. it includes youtube back in 2006. they cut the tax bill by about $1 billion by shifting profits offshore. goggle calls it routine. >>> optimism returned to wall street by new signs europe can't find
to honor the visionary cofounder. >>> 10 years ago today u.s. coalition forces invaded afghanistan in response to the september 11th terrorist attacks. almost 1700 americans have died there since the war began. 100,000 u.s. troops are currently deployed in afghanistan. first certainty john hansen just finished a tour in afghanistan he tuesday has h an -- he said it had an impact on his family. >> i missed part of my family's life, 3-1/2 years. >> it has been a sacrifice for the family. but i think it made us stronger and choser in different ways. >> it meant that we had to come together as a unit. >> reporter: the pentagon plans to withdrawal the troops next year and turn military control over to afghanistan in 2014. >>> california's children are going to have to spend another two years riding in safety seats. governor brown assigned a bill requiring them to use it until they are eight years old or taller than 4 '9. >>> surveillance video offers new proof of mountain lions. where these big kalts were found. -- cats were found. >>> the high school game of the week is royal at bisho
revolt and 40 years of tyranny. there will be struggles as the country moves towards democracy. >> let us recognize, immediately, that this is only the end of the beginning. the road ahead for libya and its people will be difficult and full of challenges. >> president barack obama said nato's mission in the country will end but the united states will still stand behind libya. >> you have won your revolution. and now we will be a partner as you forge a future that provides dignity, freedom and opportunity. >> reporter: barbara hall, reporting. >> many libyan americans here in the bay area are celebrating the end of the regime after 48 years in power. a fremont family spent much of the day scanning television coverage of events waiting until they were satisfied that he was gone. confirmation of the death generated a rush of emotion. >> now, they feel like they belong to the country and it is theirs. gadhafi stole that from them. >> reporter: the national muslim group, care, says the important thing is the libyan people hold their own destiny. >>> the liberation of libya began with a sprin
gene quan will get a chance to pick her own chief. heather holmes is live. she tells us that behind the scenes friction played into the resignation. >> reporter: this is batts letter, although he doesn't name any names, those in the department say major quan has too much control. insiders say mayor quan has too much control. >> nobody wants to be in a department where he is not -- >> quan was defensive able accusations she forced the chief out but it was clear from her brief one minute remark that there is no love lost between them. >> i didn't ask him to leave but if he were to leave this is a good time. >> performed the city of the office of chief of police. >> reporter: when batts was appointed chief by then mayor ron dellums he had big goals. but batts found out things are different in oakland. layers of bureaucracy that batts says limited his ability to do his job. >> i think we have to be ashamed of the fact that we had a guy who wanted to do the job and we didn't give him the tools to do it. >> reporter: he says he's in talks with harvard university for a teaching position af
was involved with the simms race way. >> we lost a good guy. >> dennis is a fire safety guy. he took us out on a track check. he did the same drill on the loss having as speed way. the chances of a similar crash here are slim. they are not getting up to 225 miles per hour. there is an an going effort to make the tracks and cars safer. noel walker. >>> a former sheriff's deputy says he has paid the price. he fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into a girl. he did 800 hours of community service and wants his three month probation terminated early. >> he faceed huge consequences. he shouldn't just take them and live with them. >> counsel's attorney says the client wants to apply for other law enforcement positions. >>> this school is striking back after burglars, harassny, and graffiti. a play section was set on fire two weekends in a row. the damage is at $50,000 per school. >>> now, to san francisco where school officials say a new program is hell h helping. they have announcing the results of a pilot program. program. it focused on 20 freshman. case managers worked with each student and th
. >>> hello and welcome to update news. >>> thanks for joining us. >>> police are investigating the killing of two former san jose students. they were shot execution style saturday morning in auto cottage south of campus, jessica savage is live with more. >> reporter: they were killed on third and virginia streets because so many people had lived there. >> the couple f shot execution style in a back alley behind this house on south third street. san jose police sergeant says police responded to a call at 11:00 about the shooting. >> they located two victim, one who was a male was pronobsed dead at the scene and -- pronounced dead at the scene and another clung to life for another day and died on sunday. >>> 21-year-old eric and 20- year-old christina pendual. a witness remembers them as a darling couple. saddened and shocked something like this could happen to just really normal nice clean cut college kids. they didn't seem like they would mix with the wrong cloud. they looked studious and smart. >> police are looking for a man driving a bla
night but the protesters tell us they will continue to camp in that area with sleeping bags. >>> evidence of local governments cutting back is showing up in the jobless report. the u.s. posted a net game of 103,000 new hires in september. it would have been higher if not for the 34,000 public employees being let go including a substantial number of teachers. the national unemployment rate remains at 9.1% for a third consecutive month. >>> on wall street, investors took a cautious report. the dough industrials were 20 points lower, nasdaq was down 27. >>> there was another protest today in san fransisco. this one called for an end to the war in afghanistan. [ applause ]. >> today marks the tenth anniversary of the start of the war and dozens of people attended a rally at the new federal building at seventh and mission late this afternoon. news chopper 2 caught them marching down market street and staging a die in symbolizing all the people killed in the war. they say the war is wrong and a waste of taxpayer money they say could be better spent on education. >>> the war in afg
us yet. >> reporter: despite this show of force by police, protesters seemed to come back even more determined. >> the mayor should be here. the mayor should talk to the people. >> reporter: instead, the mayor's legal adviser, dan siegel faced the crowd this evening and said he will be representing some of the demonstrators who were arrested in court. >> it doesn't seem to me that the police have a legal right, or a constitutional right to inflict serious injuries on people, in order to get them to leave, even an unlawful assembly. >> reporter: just in the last few minutes out here, organizers with occupy oakland told me they met in a general assembly, and voted for a general strike next wednesday. protesters by their own counts say they may be have 700 here tonight. but there's a lot of talk about leaving the franco gala plaza here to go on the other side of the bay in san francisco. >>> one protester is hospitalized after a nonlethal canister by a law enforcement officer exploded right in his face. oakland police say they are investigating, and we've also looked into the incident.
incorporate all of that into the design standard that we use today. >> nobody touches him in terms of storytelling capability, and putting something in your head that makes you want to dream. >> reporter: there are a lot of brilliant, smart people in silicone valley, but tech observers are stating the obvious tonight. the death of steve jobs leaves a void. live in cupertino, ken wayne, ktvu, channel 2 news. >> there was a steady flow of people tonight outside the jobs family home in palo alto. some brought flowers, others laid apples. some came alone, others came with children, and some prayed. >>> apple's board of directors released a statement on jobs passing. it reads in part, steve's brilliance, passion, energy, were the source of countless innovations which enrich and improve our lives. the world is immeasurably better because of steve. jobs was born in san francisco and adopted by a couple in mountain view. he started apple in 1976. jobs first had treatment for pancreatic cancer in 2004. he responded to rumors of his poor death, saying the reports of my death are greatly exag
and think about bringing us all together. >> yes. >> because we are together because we live here together. >> reporter: the mayor of east palo alto says next week decisions will be announced on street improvements. and also next week, the district attorney will decide if the driver who hit the little girl will face criminal charges. ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> a 1-month-old baby is safely back home tonight after being taken at gunpoint earlier this evening. within the past hour, the baby girl was returned to the home on linden street in west oakland. a ktvu cameras was there as the baby came home. heather holmes has been tracking down information and joins us now live at police headquarters to tell us what happened. >> julie, right now police are looking for the man at the center of this domestic dispute that led to gunfire and concerns about the safety of this newborn. take a look at new, exclusive video. ktvu cameras were the only ones there as family members returned this 1-month-old baby girl to her mother safe and sound. there are still many questions tonight as this reunion happened j
: at this evening's us in conference, mendocino county sheriff tom almond said there was no shoot-to-kill order or any verbal contact with bassler before deputies opened fire. >> the fact that two homicides occurred and the fact he fired upon three alameda s.w.a.t. officers essentially clearly led to us believe that any contract from law enforcement is going to be met with deadly and lethal resistance. >> i saw him lose touch with realitiry. >> reporter: this long time- year-old friend watched him succumb to drugs and alcohol long before the murders ever city councilman melo last month. >> all the drug use is going to rot your mind and he responded with, dude, you can't save me, i'm lore gone. >> reporter: the sheriff says more than 40 acts including many from the bay area and u.s. marshals participated in this 36-day manhunt and i can tell you tonight people around here are already telling us that they are simply relieved that it's over. we're live in fort bragg, eric rasmussen, chiewcht channel 2 news. >>> more details on this case and it all began august 27th check police say jere melo wa
martin is tracking a second storm headed our way. first we go to ken wayne, he's live at sfo showing us problems people are facing flying and driving. >> reporter: it stopped raining here but the pavement is still wet. there have been weather related problems on the ground and in the air all day long. there are flight delays of up to 90 minutes here at sfo and some flights have been kapbs -l. the flight board tells the story, delays and cancellation all due to weather. the faa initiated procedure to keep planes farther apart in this low visibility and that's slowed things down. >> the delays of 90 minutes are delaying flights from the northwest. >> reporter: this man is waiting for a family member from spokane and has been sitting here for several hours. not just delays but accidents. the highway patrol responded to more than 30 crashes in sonoma county alone. this car suffered serious front end damage after colliding with a fat bed truck in roner park. one woman says she was staying off the freeway. >> i actually took el camino because it seemed the 101 was really backed up. and there
father wants justice. this was the picture pointed out to us, he came to the tattoo party here in the industrial park. it was late, she stayed until the party was over. but then there was gunfire. >> right now the information that we have is that the victims were -- possibly surprised by what happened, and the suspects ran in an unknown direction. >> reporter: she was not the only victim when the bullets hit her father's dark green explorer. a person close to shanice said she was gunned down with two friends, alfred and northington. we learned that she ehad been accepted into the university, but had not enrolled in any classes. the shooting leaves avoid for the families. >> it was really sad, i never saw anything like that in my life. and my heart was just broken. >> reporter: detectives are looking into this so-called party, which without a permit police knowledge and private security still manage to draw a crowd of up to 400 people, saturday night. >> there is a possibility that it may have been more of a zoning issue rather than a permit issue, based upon the fact this was p
to update news. >> thanks for joining us. >> the okay "occupy wall street" is still running strong including near the bay area. thousands have been arrested and/or cited. how the remaining demonstrators are reacting. the surge are not slowing down the occupy protesters. they're still standing up for their cause just a week away from here. >> you would be dead. how are you going to even -- >> consumerism. >> they are anti-- just the fact you are louder doesn't make you more right. it makes you less knowledgeable about the situation. >> doesn't want to work. >> but here in the silicon valley, one protester is taking his case to new height. >> you can't hurt us. this is helping. more than 30 days into the national protest movement, some police on the west coast are running out of patience. four occupy protesters were taken into custody if front of city hall. when when sean o kelly climbed the wall that towers over his campus. >> this movement is solid in that we are not going to bend over and take it anymore. it is time to stand up. >> police arrested 7 more people but stopped short
tower. news chopper 2 has this arial view. they'll be used for a ski lift type section. >> it will grab sections of the main cable and pull them all the way across where the cable needs to be so they can be put in place over the next year. >> reporter: not an easy feet. the steel cable is made up of more than 17,000 wires measuring 5 millimeters each. it will haul sections of the cable up and over to the bridge tower to the other side where it will wrap around. >> we'll do that one 37 times un -- 137 times until the cable is in place. we're putting our final pieces in places right now. we have two left. there were 452 originally on the sky way. >> reporter: a spokesman says crews are in place to complete in the next few weeks. the cable will go up by january. a high wire act among the thousands of vehicles that pass by each day. >>> today's beautiful clear weather is helping them stay on schedule and they're aiming to open the bridge in 2 13. -- 2013. >> a mass murder today. 8 people are dead and a 9th is seriously injured after a gunman opened fire in a crowded salon in the town o
responder told us what happened. >> one of the trains according to a amtrak rep ran a red signal and they were probably traveling about 15 to 25 miles an hour. >> reporter: but, today, an amtrak spokesperson would not confirm that when we asked about. a transportation source says there t is possible there was a switching error aligning the tracks incorrectly. they say a lot of things could of gone wrong. >> we look for root causes when there are accidents like that. it is ease tow blame the engineer or contkoubgtor but the bottom line is -- conductor but the bottom line is there is more to the story than most folks might stphaopbg trains are sometimes allowed to pass through red signals at slow speeds. the same things that happened when our camera was rolling here. we have been told that train last night could have been going as slow as 12 miles perhour. we are live here in oakland. ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the pilot of a small plane, that made a forced landing, walked away from the wreckage. it it happened at 4:00 this afternoon. the plane came down in a marsh. the plane's engi
these places were short and long. people here tell us it was enough to rattle some glass at that cafe, and kevin some people's nerves given that this was right on the hayward fault. staff said they felt the glasses clinking and then felt the quake. >> we saw glasses shaking and people were looking around, yeah. >> reporter: along college avenue, even the aftershock made those who are used to earthquakes nervous. >> reporter: today's quakes only lasted a few seconds. but those at the stadium, felt the quake. the crews are planning a safety inspection tomorrow. on campus the tremor rattled some students. >> it was interesting, i was just sitting in the room and everything started shaking. a couple of seconds. the desk waddled a bit. my computer screen fell down. >> we got a couple of seconds off of our class. just to gather our senses back. >> reporter: crews gathered inside digging the new bore when the quake hit. >> work continued. it was sort of a routine precautionary safety evaluation. >> reporter: caltrans officials say the workers do have radios and a hard wired emergency line. b
. his expertise was football. and he took us to the top. we're on the way back up. >> reporter: as the afternoon wore on, fans gathered inside the stadium and shared a moment of silence in honor of al davis. the raiders took the field and an early lead. at halftime, more than a dozen raiders gathered on the field to remember al davis. john mattis lit a torch to remember his memory. >> i love to see all the players on the field and john madden lighting that torch was incredible. >> it was a tender moment for this team with a tough reputation. >> reporter: al davis will live on through his team and the best way to honor his memory is with a win. we'll have much more on how the raiders did coming up. >>> it has been a violent weekend in oakland with three people killed in a pair of shootings. police say abram pringel was shot at 85th an olive street. he was rushed to the hospital but died a few hours later. >>> there was more gunfire. officers got a report of shots fired near the interstate 580 park avenue exit. >> we were spotted at the scene. we located two adult victims. one
: destroying a house every 11 seconds. that's 10 homes in the time it will take us to deliver this report. now there are few people living here with first hand knowledge of what it was all like. [ siren ] the flames had people in the hills of oakland, and berkely running for their lives. >> my god, i've never seen anything like it! >> reporter: no one had seen anything like it, including gordon piper. his home was one of more than 3,000 destroyed in the firestorm. >> the area looked like it had been bombed. >> reporter: he helped create this gateway exhibit center. a monument to the fire. >> my conclusion to the firestorm, kind of where we lived, we lived in harm's way. you can't wait until the fire is coming over the hill to do something about it. >> reporter: but not everyone who lives here now knows what it was like 20 years ago. only a third of the current residence in the neighborhoods destroyed by the firestorm were there in 1991. >> do you feel like you're as prepared as you can be? >> no. i could be doing a lot more things, that's for sure. >> reporter: that's why the city of oakland i
. good evening and thanks for joining us, i'm julie haener. >> and i'm ken wayne. crews have not given up hope on finding the 53-year-old man after his kayak flipped over. this is being called a freak accident, pat to the ti lee has more. >> reporter: a search boat out on the water. coast guard not giving up they are still looking for a man they've identified as tom gregor who launched with two pals to celebrate his recovery from cancer. friends of the missing man towed his kayak to shore. some what dazed by how quickly their idealic afternoon change -ld. >> it's a freak accident. freak accident. flat water calm freaky accident. >> reporter: bill barnes told us the three had been kayaking all afternoon. after a boat passed by creating a wave. >> as we were coming up the andres creek, we went like this and it pushed us this way. me and lincoln went through it. and then when i turned around to watch see how he was doing his boat was already over. >> reporter: when the kayaker went over, the kayaker did surface crews started their search. >> everyone on a beautiful day, anything can happen.
us is we know there are the 1% that have the money. they have the ability to fund a better life for all americans. >> reporter: some republicans have dismissed the protesters, calling them a mob and say they are jealous of banker success. >> i have been saying the people have to get out in the streets. >> reporter: laura said she believes this movement will continue to grow and could lead to changes in the system. >> the over 50 people though we care we can't make the difference. we need the young people because they are our future. >> reporter: i checked in with oakland officers, just about 15 minutes ago and they say there haven't been any major problems. we have been smelling pot but they say they aren't focused on crack down on the crowd unless it gets out of hand. >> they may be a bit wet but the weather hasn't hurt the determination of those holding the protest in san francisco. demonstrators lined part of market street near the federal reserve bank. one worker said he came from fremont to support friend was college degrees who are struggling to find work after being la
amounts of cash for his own use. he drew out about $10,000 each year. in 2008, more than 50 $50 thousand. another $9700 in 2009. >> we thought it might be a few $2009. >> we thought it might be a few thousand dollars here and there. we encounters a significant amount of theft going on. >> he was dismissed prior to the investigation for an unrelated reason. a current officer was also arrested for embezzling about $40 thousand acting as treasurer. >> he had a check for $10,000 we traced to his personal bank account. >> reporter: a friend asked not to be on camera and said she was in shock. >> it's hard for me to believe. he will always be the one to keep you out of trouble or give you the right advice. >> reporter: bail was set at 25 $25 thousand. one was released this evening. he's scheduled to be in court wednesday afternoon. >> a big turn out is expected at today's oakland city council meeting which talks about a measure to combat violence. a teen curfew would prohibit minors from being outside between 11:30 p.m. and 5 a.m. on friday and saturday. exemptions are made for teens
last month. >> we realized that angers americans angers us as well. >> reporter: organizers are urging everyone to take a stand and demand change for a movement that cannot be ignored. i'm shelby lin reporting. >> and we have put together a slide show of the occupy protest from all over the world today as well as more video from the marches right here had in the bay area. >>> a bicycle quivalent is recovering tonight after he was struck and seriously injured by a hit-and-run driver in oakland. the collision happened after 8:30 at west mcarthur and webster street. some good samaritans followed the driver, officers arrived a short time later and arrested her. >>> san francisco police are asking for the public's help in finding a 39-year-old man who has been missing for more than a week. mark marvin was last seen leaving his divisadero home a week ago thursday. his car was found at baker beach on sunday. he is described as white man, and if you information on his whereabouts you are asked to call san francisco police. >>> lawyers hired by house republics in a filing this week the lawyers
of the security guards used pepper stray to break up the crowd and the museum was closed and one person was arrested. >>> a golden gate back drop and bluebird skies and the blue angels over head and nothing better than that. we will take you to that. >>> what it means for students at bank of america, we're lending and investing in the people and communities who call the bay area home. from funding that helped a local entrepreneur start a business... to providing grants to a nonprofit which offers job training and placement... and supporting an organization working to help the environment. because the more we do in the bay area, the more we help make opportunity possible. seconds. >>> they came by boat, bus and trolly and car to gather on the shoreline of san francisco and look up. we have the spectacle of the blue angels and this week's fleet week. >>> san francisco has some noisy guests this weekend and they aren't subtle. a symphony of jet engines and the people gathered to watch the show from blue angels over the water to a parade of ships on the water. >> a lot of ships and fire boa
doctor gave us an update a short time ago. olson he got a visit from his parent who's flew in from out of town. >> he blossomed. it really helped. it was clear that he absolutely under stood who was there and he could communicate with them by guesture and by everything but the spoken word. he could write so he is processing information effectively. >> reporter: olson is alert and breathing on his own at this point. this is two days after injured during a protest in downtown oakland. the iraq war veteran, hit by a projectile in the head. his doctors say he suffered a two inch skull fracture that caused swelling on his brain. he has not had many visitors but aside from his parents we found out that he got a visit from the oakland mayor. >> she did share with him that she was sorry at what happened. she did share with him that they were going to have some sort of investigation in what happened. >> reporter: you can see this sreugit as we come back live. in honor of scott olson. people lighting candles in his honor. he is dog better. we found out today at the hospital expected to make a
. >> and i'm jena johnson. thank you for joining us. >> while the campus is coming to term windshield the violent death of two former student, police announced this week another student is responsible for their murder. and now, he too is dead. three young lives lost in what police say was a killing due to drugs. dominic live on campus with more. >> reporter: well, police responded to complaintsover a shirtless man with a gun in san jose on the morn of october 10 and the what happened next may have helped them solve the murder of two sjsu student. >> police shot and killed the shirtless man who was identified as: thisis happening just two days after former sjsu students were shot execution style in this cottage on the 800 block of third street. at the time of the shooting police didn't know they were solving the case until they revealed the one he was carrying is the one used to shoot the two. >> the district attorney reviewed all of the evidence and they con cruded concluded in fact he was the person who murdereded it two students and if he were alive at this moment he would be faci
drafted all of us. >> reporter: the name on the back of the jersey worn today as an unmistakingly tribute. >> i always had a love for the raiders. >> reporter: this man drove to alameda after watching the game in texas on tv. >> the fact they won tv today also and the way they did win it just makes it where he was looking down at us. >> reporter: game score, raiders 25-houston texans 20. eli brought flowers and paid his respect. >> doesn't matter what team you root for, he was so instrumental to the game. >> yesterday morning was a sad day. it was very sad. >> he built something and he stuck with it and he lived it. so there's pioneers like that in this world that do that. al davis is definitely one of them. >> these fans came here to feel al davis' presence. this man felt it was not enough. three hours after an ink session, mr. al davis lives forever. >> he was an icon to everybody. >> al davis is just a legendary owner. that doesn't exist anymore in the nfl. >> reporter: i asked if the raider organization had any formal memorial plan and was told nothing has been announced. jade hernand
in one oakland neighborhood to tell us why the residents are so angry. >> reporter: some of the petition signatures came from right here as well as throughout the city. i called the city clerk and she told me that the last time they had a petition for a recall effort was back in the 1950s for a city counsel position. >>> they filed their position with the mayor's office and oakland city clerk. organizers say they collected 71 signatures who want to recall mayor kquan. they fault the mayor for public clashes. >> it is real clear the people of oakland want to recall her because she has ignored the city's most pressing issues. >> we have crime and people leaving this city by the horse. >> her assistant said she was out of business and had no comment. going over the recall petition we pinpointed on this map. each person who signed their name. petition organizers admit they never voted for her in the first place. so we asked those who did vote for her and what they think. >> it's very disappointing because i did vote for her. i thought there would be change in the neighborhoods and stuff. but
announcing today that u.s. troops, now stationed in iraq, are coming home before the end of this year. the president said 39,000 troops, who remain in iraq, will be in the united states by the holidays. ending the 9-year conflict with a signature pledge of the president's campaign for the white house. >> the last american soldier will cross the border out of iraq with their head's held high, proud of their success and knowing the american people stand unite inside our support for our -- united in support for our troops. >> some think it is a mistake but iraq would not promise immunity in prosecution. >> some say it could not come soon enough. we spoke with a bay area mother who's son is serving overseas. >> i only know he is on a mission because there is no facebook activity. >> reporter: she shared photos from her son's facebook page. he grew up in oakland and now a medic stationed in kuwait. >> it is a relief. i would like to see him not going into iraq again. i don't know what will happen every time they have a mission. >> i was the author of the provision of the law that indicate
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